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The Upshaws Series to Star Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps

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Netflix has ordered family comedy series The Upshaws from Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps. Regina Hicks (The L Word: Generation Q, Central Park, Insecure) will serve as showrunner and executive producer.

Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps and are set to star in the new comedy series. Mike and Wanda will bring their distinct voices to this multi-camera comedy that centers on a working-class African-American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.


Wanda Sykes (Wanda Sykes: Not Normal) will star, executive produce, and serve as co-showrunner. Sykes is a 2019 Emmy nominee for ‘variety special’ and ‘writing for a variety special’ on Wanda Sykes: Not Normal.

Mike Epps (Dolemite Is My Name, Only One Mike) will star and executive produce.

Dan Spilo (Sunnyside) will serve as an executive producer. Page Hurwitz (Wanda Sykes; Not Normal, Tiffany Haddish Presents They Ready) will serve as an executive producer. She is a 2019 Emmy nominee for Wanda Sykes: Not Normal. Niles Kirchner (Only One Mike) will serve as an executive producer.

Are you going to try to watch The Upshaws? Let us know how the show sounds to you in the comments below.

Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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